Luzerne County Council



Luzerne County Seeks Members for County Manager Search Committee


Luzerne County Council is seeking qualified individuals to serve as Members of a Search Committee in the search for, recruitment of and identification of qualified candidates for the position of Luzerne County Manager.


Qualified individuals seeking to serve as Search Committee members will possess a Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience and have experience in the job selection

and interviewing process for high level positions.  Also, these individuals must be available for committee meetings and have the desire and ability to meet deadlines in an effort to expedite the selection process.   This Committee shall be governed by the same rules and restrictions applicable to other Luzerne County Authorities, Boards and Commissions pursuant to Article VIII of the Luzerne County Charter.    


The 3 to 5 Committee members shall be selected from the pool of qualified candidates by Luzerne County Council at a public meeting.  


Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to:


Ms. Sharon Lawrence

Clerk of County Council

Luzerne County Courthouse

200 North River Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701


Or e-mailed to:


All applications must be received by 4:30 pm on June 18, 2021.  All applicants should be aware that all applications received, including resumes, may become public record.



During the COVID-19 state of emergency, Council and Committee meetings will be held online only.  There will be no public gathering for these meetings.  Please see the Public Meetings Online page for information on attending these online meetings.

County Council Meetings

  • 6:01 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
  • 200 N River Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

2021 Meeting Schedule

Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Audios

  • Meeting Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 
  • Meeting Audios are available following meetings.
  • Meeting Minutes are available upon Council approval.

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Council Members

The Luzerne County Council consists of eleven elected officials.  The Council serves as the Legislative body of Luzerne County.

  1. Tim McGinley

    Tim McGinley

    Council Chair

  1. Chris Perry

    Chris Perry

    Council Vice-Chair

  1. Harry Haas

    Harry Haas

    Council Member

  1. Linda McClosky Houck

    Linda McClosky Houck

    Council Member

  1. Sheila Saidman

    Sheila Saidman, Esq.

    Council Member

  1. Robert Schnee

    Robert Schnee

    Council Member

  1. Matthew Vough

    Matthew Vough

    Council Member

  1. Walter Griffith

    Walter L. Griffith Jr.

    Council Member

  1. Lee Ann McDermott

    Lee Ann McDermott

    Council Member

  1. Kendra Radle

    Kendra M. Radle

    Council Member

  1. Stephen J Urban

    Stephen J. Urban

    Council Member